Archive for the "Training" Category

Nebraska Librarians Invited to Broadband Technology Fairs

A series of Broadband Technology Fairs is scheduled across the state in March and early April. The theme highlights “The Power of Business – What’s Next” as experts will focus on how businesses can adapt and use online applications successfully in their operations. The events are part of the Broadband Initiative that is expanding efforts […]

Libraries Featured in EveryoneOn Media Campaign

EveryoneOn.org is a national three-year media campaign—currently underway—to raise awareness of the importance of digital literacy. The campaign’s mission is to promote the personal relevance of computer and high-speed Internet use among non-users, and to connect them with free digital literacy training. It is likely that, in many cases, this training will be provided through […]

DigitalLearn.org Launches Self-directed Tutorials: Basic Computer Skills

What a wonderful resource for library customers that want to learn basic computer skill through short, self-directed tutorials! And what a great help to library staff when a computer skills class is not the answer. Check out the first offerings from DigitalLearn.org. Ask your library customers to try these tutorials and let us know how […]

Money Smart Week @ your library® April 20-27, 2013

The Money Smart Week® public awareness campaign is designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds of organizations across the country, including Nebraska libraries. Libraries sponsoring activities and events to stress the importance of financial literacy and inform consumers about where they can […]

Helping People Find Good Health Information Online

TechSoup for Libraries is offering a free one hour webinar next week: “Helping People Find Good Health Information Online”. It is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th at noon Mountain time/1 p.m. Central time. Register online. According to a recent Pew report, 59% of US adults say they have looked online for health information in the past […]

Nebraska Libraries Invited to Participate in EveryoneOn

Connect2Compete Digital Literacy/EveryoneOn in Nebraska EveryoneOn is a national campaign powered by Connect2Compete—a national nonprofit organization—bringing together leaders from communities, the private sector, and leading foundations. Through our programs and the power of technology, we will improve the lives of Americans – regardless of their age, race, geography, income, or education level. The use of […]

Computer-Related Training Session Options @ your library® Provided by Metropolitan Community College

Metro Community College Training Click on this link to read more: Metropolitan Community College, one of our new Library Broadband Builds Nebraska Communities (LBBNC) program partners, is ready to work with participating LBBNC libraries to schedule computer-related training sessions at no cost to your library or to your customers. The flyer attached will help to answer […]

What Seniors Want to Know: Health Resources

Spotlight! On NLM Resources -Wednesday, February 27, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT What Seniors Want to Know: Health Resources, including the redesign of NIH Senior Health– presented by Marty Magee. The session will include information on health topics, directories for finding healthcare, drug information, exercise, diet and issues related to aging. This online training is FREE. […]

February Webinar Explores Information Security

The Nebraska Public Service Commission in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is offering a webinar this Wednesday February 20th that you and/or business folks in your community may be interested in watching. Please see their announcement below for more information. February Webinar Explores Information Security When people enter personal information into a website, they […]

2013 Big Talk From Small Libraries Schedule Now Available

The full schedule for the 2013 Big Talk From Small Libraries online conference is now available! You will find it on the 2013 Schedule page. Information about our presenters is available on the 2013 Speakers page. We are still collecting details from our presenters, so some descriptions and speaker bios are not posted yet. Additional […]

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